A Study on Data Transmission Performance of Sensor Networks for Livestock Feedlot

  • Ji-woong Lee
  • Hyun-joong Kang
  • Jeong-hwan Hwang
  • Meong-hun Lee
  • Hyun Yoe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6485)


Recent development of versatile small size and multifunctional wireless sensor nodes enables the research on various applications to improve human life with rich information and automation. In this study, we virtually simulated the efficiency of the livestock feedlot sensor network by utilizing the propagation model, as one of the different methods of collecting data regarding livestock in feedlot is researched. As indicated in the conclusion of the study, the differences in terms of the methods make a difference to the amount of dropped data packets. It is believed that the observations made in this study could prompt the development of more effective methods of collecting data regarding livestock in feedlots by adopting additional devices or alternative routing manner.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ji-woong Lee
    • 1
  • Hyun-joong Kang
    • 1
  • Jeong-hwan Hwang
    • 1
  • Meong-hun Lee
    • 1
  • Hyun Yoe
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information and Communications EngineeringSunchon National Univ.JeonnamKorea

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